Celia Dropkin

Born in Belarus in 1887, Dropkin joined her husband in New York in 1912. Throughout the 1920s and 1930s, Dropkin’s poems appeared in avant-garde Yiddish literary publications. Her poems are infused with erotic energy, and their themes – sex, love and death – shocked her contemporaries. But they were enamored by Dropkin’s angry and passionate …

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Zang Di

After completing his studies and PhD at Beijing University in 1997, ZANG DI started teaching Chinese literature at the same university. He took his first steps as a poet in the 1980s, during his university studies, and has made steady progress since then. He is considered a “leading poet-critic of his generation.” He also works …

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Kwame Dawes

KWAME DAWES is the author of twenty books of poetry and numerous other books of fiction, criticism, and essays. In 2016, his book, Speak from Here to There, a co-written collection of verse with Australian poet John Kinsella was published. His most recent collection, City of Bones: A Testament (Northwestern University Press) was published in …

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Robert Dunsdon

            ROBERT DUNSDON lives near Oxford in the UK. His poetry and reviews have been widely published in both the UK and America.  

Julia Kolchinsky Dasbach

JULIA KOLCHINSKY DASBACH emigrated from Dnipro, Ukraine as a Jewish refugee in 1993, when she was six years old. She is the author of three poetry collections: The Many Names for Mother, winner of the Wick Poetry Prize (Kent State University Press, 2019), finalist for the Jewish Book Award; Don’t Touch the Bones (Lost Horse …

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Jehanne Dubrow

  JEHANNE DUBROW is the author of nine poetry collections, including most recently Wild Kingdom (Louisiana State University Press, 2021), and two books of creative nonfiction, throughsmoke: an essay in notes (New Rivers Press, 2019) and Taste: A Book of Small Bites (Columbia University Press, 2022). Her third book of nonfiction, Exhibitions: Essays On Art …

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Armen Davoudian

        ARMEN DAVOUDIAN is the author of Swan Song, which won the 2020 Frost Place Chapbook Competition. His poems and translations from Persian appear in AGNI, Poetry London, The Yale Review, and elsewhere. He grew up in Isfahan, Iran and lives in California, where he is a PhD candidate in English at …

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Chard deNiord

Poetry International 17
“In the Brief Time We Have Left”

James Doyle

Poetry International 10
“Leaving the Ceremony”
“The Magus”

Eliseo Diego

Poetry International 6
“The Girl In The Forest”

Azzurra D’Agostino

Selections from C​anti di un luogo abbandonato
Songs of a World Abandoned
Translations by Kayla Rodney and Janel Spencer

Stephen Dunn

Poetry International 2
“Walking in Los Angeles”

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“Walking in Los Angeles”

Mahmoud Darwish

Poetry International 13/14
“She Didn’t Come”

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She Didn’t Come